Prayer Line & Requests

"The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth" (Psalm 145:18)



  • 6-26-17 - Please pray for Lois Kramer, mother of Nicole Murty, as a tumor was found on her spinal cord today.  She is currently being transported to the University of Iowa Hospital for further tests.  She could use prayers for 1) the tumor to be benign and 2) if not, that she is surrounded with a team of knowledgeable doctors to treat her, and 3) that any treatments she has to endure are as painless as possible and recovery is swift.

    6-26-17 (Update) - Doug Karsjens is back in the hospital with complications from surgery and requesting prayers for a clear diagnosis and treatment plan and a quick and complete recovery.

    6-23-17 (Update) - Lisa Dierks' father Terry McElree has been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic syndrome. Please pray as he sees a hemotologist on June 29 for a bone biopsy and considers next steps. 

    6-22-17 - Troy Love's father, Burt Love passed away on June 8 at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers, Florida. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Friday, June 30, at Orchard Hill Church in Cedar Falls. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at Richardson Funeral Service, and also for an hour before services Friday at the church. Memorials may be directed to Hartman Reserve Nature Center and Hope Hospice.

    6-21-17 (Update) - Verna Schofield was released from the hospital this past weekend and is currently in the Martin Center.  She is making slow progress and is appreciative of your continued prayers for strength and healing.

    6-21-17 - Karen Boelman has fractured her toe and will be in a boot for six weeks. Please pray for healing.

    6-21-17 (Update) - Doug and Karen Boelman’s son, Trent, has been released from the hospital and improving. He continues to have a lot of discomfort and pain and the rib area and does not know when he will be able to return to work. Please pray for continued pain management and healing.

    6-19-17 (Update) - Allison (Morris) Keim, daughter of Chuck & Laurie Morris, passed away on June 2. Memorial services were held Saturday, June 17th, at Sun Valley Church, Tempe, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Chuck and Laurie Morris 10212 E. Minnesota Ave. Sun Lakes, AZ 85248 Obituary available at Please continue to pray for Allison’s husband, Spencer and her parents as they grieve their loss.

    5-31-17 (Update) - Please continue to lift up Chris Dreesman. He’s been in and out of the hospital over the last several weeks with heart issues and infection. He moved to New Aldaya skilled care earlier this week to rehab and regain his strength. Please also pray for his daughter, Karen, as she supports and advocates for Chris.

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  • Please pray for our president and the safety of our troops. The following people are family/friends of our congregation who are in the service at this time.

    Nick Frisbie Baade
    Adam Barth
    Tom Bergland
    Danielle Butler
    Ryan Butler
    Curtis Carson
    Andrew Chardoulias
    Ryan Dotson
    Ryan Frost

    Glen Geerts
    Paige Greene
    Connor Hamilton
    Dan Harter
    Ronald Hurley
    Ron Niedert
    Jeff Payton
    Michael Petullo
    T.J. Petullo


    Adam Pieken
    Nathan Rouse
    Ben Russell
    Austin Sink
    Jonathan Sohl
    Eric Schoville
    Scott Schuler
    Nick Skiles
    Justin Van Pelt
    Riley Wells

Thank you for your Prayers

If you have any prayer requests, please call the church office at 266-9796 or fill out the prayer request form. You may also write your prayer request on the preferated end of your bulletin, tear it off, and drop it in the offering plate or leave it at the Welcome Center. Requests will be kept confidential unless you indicate you would like it put on the public prayer line. 


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